Monday, July 20, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: David Phelps (4-5) vs. Rubby De La Rosa (6-5)
The Miami Marlins visit Chase Field on Monday to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Marlins send David Phelps to the mound to face Rubby De La Rosa of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +122 and Arizona at -132. The over/under was set at 9. The Marlins, with a 44-48 run line record, cover the spread 48% of the time. They also have a 42-45 over/under record. The Diamondbacks have a 46-39 over/under record and a 47-43 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 52% of the time.
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The Marlins come into this game with a 38-54 record, and they are 14-31 away from home. David Phelps has an earned run average of 3.86 and is 4-5 so far on the season while having a 1.24 WHIP. In his starts, the Marlins are 5-9 over his 88.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 87 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 6-8. His teammates are averaging 4.1 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.41 and they have given up 261 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .241 against the Marlins bullpen while walking 100 times and striking out 282 times. Miami is averaging 7.14 strikeouts per game while getting 8.47 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 14th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.77.
Miami ranks 9th in the league in team batting average at .255 while hitting .250 on the road. The Marlins hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306 which is good for 23rd in baseball. Dee Gordon leads the team in hits with 122 while the team ranks 12th in baseball with 8.64 hits per game.
With a 42-48 overall record, Arizona will come into this game 22-24 at home. Rubby De La Rosa is starting this game 6-5 for the season with an earned run average of 5.06 and a WHIP of 1.31. In his starts, the Diamondbacks are 9-9 and he has allowed 116 hits over 110.1 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 11-6. His teammates score an average of 5.2 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 290 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .241 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 120 times and striking out 267 times. Arizona is averaging 7.07 strikeouts per game while getting 9.05 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26.
They rank 6th in the league in team batting average with a .262 average while hitting .266 at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 7th in baseball. Paul Goldschmidt leads the team in hits with 109 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.19 hits a game.
Miami has a team fielding percentage of .987 after having committed 43 errors with 913 assists and 2,401 put outs for the season. The Diamondbacks have committed 44 errors on the season with 929 assists and 2,434 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 42-45 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 44-48 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 46-39 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 47-43 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/17/15 P Mat Latos Foot probable Tuesday vs Arizona Diamondbacks07/12/15 2B Dee Gordon Thumb Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/12)07/10/15 2B Jeff Baker Side Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/8)07/01/15 RF Giancarlo Stanton Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)06/04/15 P Henderson Alvarez Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/22)04/14/15 3B Don Kelly Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/13)04/08/15 P Aaron Crow Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/29) out for season
07/19/15 P Chase Anderson Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list07/17/15 C Jarrod Saltalamacchia Neck Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/12)07/09/15 P Jeremy Hellickson Thumb "?" for next scheduled start06/04/15 P Archie Bradley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/4)05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/28), out for season04/22/15 C Gerald Laird Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/9)04/05/15 P David Hernandez Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/27)
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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